Gaming Rig ! (Intel vs AMD)


Right off the assembly line
1. What is the purpose of the computer? What all applications and games are you going to run? (Stupid answers like 'gaming' or 'office work' will not work. Be exact. Which games? Which applications? Avoid the word 'et cetera.')
Ans: Gaming:
Assassin's Creed III
Hitman: Absolution
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Battlefield 3
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Planetside 2 (beta)
Grand Theft Auto IV
Far Cry 3
Max Payne 3
Crysis 2
Need For Speed: Most Wanted (2012)
Saints Row: The Third
League of Legends
Diablo III
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Guild Wars 2
Call of Duty: Black Ops
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Borderlands 2
Adobe after effects , Adobe photoshop ,Sony vegas,Unity android emulator and random android emulators , few more random software's which focuses on memory consumption .
2. What is your overall budget? If you can extend a bit for a more balanced configuration, then mention this too.
Ans:For now 40 .I can extend few more bucks 43k max. Will gradually invest in rig later.

3. Planning to overclock?

4. Which Operating System are you planning to use?
Ans:Windows 7 x64 bit ultimate ,windows 8.

5. How much hard drive space is needed?
Ans: 1tb

6. Do you want to buy a monitor? If yes, please mention which screen size and resolution do you want. If you already have a monitor and want to reuse it, again mention the size and resolution of monitor you have.
Ans: NO .iBALL 20 inch led 2070 specs:
20 inch LED Monitor
HD Display
Inbuilt Speaker
2000:1 Contrast Ratio
Brightness: 300 nits
1600 900 pixel Resolution
Do suggest if this isn't worth for the rig .
7. Which components you DON'T want to buy or which components you already have and plan on reusing?

8. When are you planning to buy the system?
Ans: Late dec .

9. Have you ever built a desktop before or will this be done by an assembler?

10. Where do you live? Are you buying locally? Are you open to buying stuff from online shops if you don't get locally?
Ans:Mumbai .. locally is quite fair deal .Online portals are ridiculously overpriced :cry:

11. Anything else which you would like to say?
Ans: I would possibly upgrade even in 2013 so suggest cabinets and components which would be quite spacious and future proof. And thanks a lot for those who would put forth there quality time discussing and suggesting about this post kudos . Even i would love to hear your opinions on one of the ultimate question Intel or Amd

The Incinerator

Human Spambot
Intel Core i5 2500K - Rs 12300
Gigabyte Gigabyte G1.Sniper M3 Z77 / AsRock Z77 Extreme 4 - Rs 11500 / Rs 10,100 (Edit)
Corsair Gskill Ripjaws - Rs 1570
GPU - Gigabyte HD 7850 - Rs 13700
HDD - WD Caviar Blue 500GB - Rs 3400
SMPS - CORSAIR CX500V2 - Rs 3200
Cabinet - NZXT Beta Evo / Gamma - Rs 2500
Keyboard /Mouse - Rs 450

Total - Rs 48,520

If you want to overclock on an Intel it would definitely cost no less than this for a balanced system.But yes the price difference is way more than compensated by performance that this rig will provide...... from overclocking till sound quality!!! And by the way do change that monitor.
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